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October 26, 2021updated 26 Apr 2022 12:31pm

LyondellBasell Channelview Complex, US

By Carmen

LyondellBasell Channelview Complex is an active petrochemical complex located in Texas, the US. The complex started commercial operations in 1957 and currently has an active annual capacity of 8.1mtpa. Its capacity is expected to increase to 9.82mtpa in 2030. The plants in this complex are operated by LyondellBasell Industries.

Key Products Capacity – LyondellBasell Channelview Complex, 2020

Key products produced in this complex include ethylene, propylene, ethylbenzene, styrene, methanol etc.

Ethylene accounts for major capacity share i.e., 22.9% of the total annual capacity of the complex with 1.86mtpa, followed by propylene and ethylbenzene with 19% (1.54mtpa) and 18.1% (1.47mtpa) respectively.

Details of key upcoming projects in LyondellBasell Channelview Complex

The complex is set to add capacity with upcoming plants including LyondellBasell Industries Channelview Ethylene Plant 2 Expansion 1 (0.13mtpa), LyondellBasell Industries Channelview Ethylene Plant 2 Expansion 2 (0.13mtpa), LyondellBasell Industries Channelview Propylene Oxide Plant 2 (0.47mtpa), and LyondellBasell Industries Channelview Tertiary Butyl Alcohol (TBA) Plant (1mtpa).

About LyondellBasell Industries

LyondellBasell Industries NV (LyondellBasell) is a chemical company. It manufactures and sells plastics, petrochemicals and basic chemicals. The company also refines crude oil to convert into refined products such as diesel, gasoline and jet fuel. Its major chemical products include polyolefins and polypropylene compounds, propylene oxide, polyethylene, ethylene and propylene. LyondellBasell also develops and licenses polyolefin process technologies and provides associated engineering services. The company’s products and technologies are used to manufacture a range of products in various sectors including food packaging, automotive components, home furnishings and construction materials. The company operates in major markets including the US, Hong Kong, Argentina, Brazil, China, India and the UAE. LyondellBasell is headquartered in Rotterdam, Zuid Holland, the Netherlands.


Information on the petrochemical complexes/plants is sourced from GlobalData’s oil & gas petrochemicals plants database that provides detailed information on all active and upcoming, petrochemical plants globally. Not all companies mentioned in the article may be currently existing due to their merger or acquisition or business closure.

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